Policy

Commonwealth announces offshore gas study


The Australian Government will complete a study into offshore gas basins in southern Australia, part of its $90 million commitment in domestic gas.

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) Energy Supply Outlook (ESO) confirms that there is no need for LNG export restrictions, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has unveiled a blueprint to optimise the National Electricity Market as a world-class electricity system that can serve the needs of today and rise to the challenges of tomorrow.

Industry uncertainty keenly discussed at APPEA: Orchison reports


Today’s gas supply saga is now on equal controversial footing in eastern Australia with the electricity security and pricing shemozzle; they also share much uncertainty about how (and over what...

SA has enough gas for centuries: Koutsantonis


South Australian Minister for Finance, State Development, Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis has talked up the role of gas at a recent conference.

The Queensland Government will release 365 square kilometres of land for gas development to supply Australia’s east coast market.

Gas and pipelines were some of the big winners to come out of last night’s Federal Budget announcement, with plenty of funds aimed at fixing Australia’s energy crisis.

Woodside Chief Executive Peter Coleman has taken a swipe at the upstream sectors’ peak lobby group, saying it’s too focused on the east coast.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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